DI MARCO Karyne < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 14 Mar 1978 in Whyalla, AUS
Height1.68 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Other names Perkins Karyne
Residence Sydney, NSW, AUS
Occupation Administrator, Sales
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began in 1993 in Australia.
Why this sport? Because it was a challenging new event at the time.
Club / Team Westfields/NSWIS: Sydney, NSW, AUS
Name of coach Lawrie Barclay
Coach from which country? Australia
Training Regime A typical training session consists of warm up/stretch/ throw [various weights, sprints, jumps, kettle bell, weights - exercises and stretches]
International Debut
Year 1998
Competing for Australia
Tournament Commonwealth Games
General Interest
Nicknames Kaz. (NSWIS, 20 Dec 2001)
Hobbies Movies and following Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League. (Athletics Australia, 01 Sep 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto Keep the faith. (NSWIS, 20 Dec 2001)
Awards and honours He was named the New South Wales Masters Athletics [NSWMA] Athlete of the Year. (nswmastersathletics.org.au, 01 Jul 2009)
Other information GREYSTANES PRODUCT
While still at school, Di Marco relocated from Newcastle to Sydney to be coached by Lawrie Barclay. She is one of the leading Australian hammer throwers to have been developed by the New South Wales Institute of Sport's Greystanes Throwers Centre. Under coaches Lawrie Barclay and Ernie Shankleton they have also produced Bronwyn Eagles, Debbie Sosimenko and Brenda MacNaughton. (athletics.org.au 01 Sep 2009)